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Oliver Sacks Quotes: If we have youth, beauty, blessed gifts, strength, if we find fame, fortune, favor, fulfillment, it is easy to be nice, to turn a warm heart to the world.
         

If we have youth, beauty, blessed gifts, strength, if we find fame, fortune, favor, fulfillment, it is easy to be nice, to turn a warm heart to the world.


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We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part of thought.





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